Closing Another Chapter: 2011

January
5165yds at the USMS 1hr “Postal” Swim
February
2nd place for the 3rd time at the Desert Classic Duathlon (photo – Kerry Yndestad)
March
Return trip to Abu Dhabi where a poor swim led to an 11th place finish in the race
Filming the RideBright.org commercial with Cody Westheimer
5th place at Ironman 70.3 California
The one year anniversary of my accident & a photo shoot on location with Rich Cruse

April

CPO Thomas Sanchez is honored with the Citizen’s Medal of Valor for his heroism in saving my life by the Peace Officers Association of Ventura Country (POAVC) at their annual award’s dinner
May
6th place in a disappointing race at Wildflower (photo – Jay Prasuhn)
My first win since the accident at the inaugural Leadman Epic 250
June
Quentin!
I’m a dad!
July
3rd place at Rev3 Portland (photo – Eric Wynn)
I turn 31 (No pictures…)
2nd place at Calgary 70.3
August
1st place at Ironman Canada
September
I travel. A lot.
October
I train. A lot.
November
1st place, red-white-and-blue, and rainbow stripes at ITU Long Distance World Championships
First ever Ironman DNF at Ironman Arizona (photo – Eric Wynn)

Jill & I have our 2nd anniversary (though we wait until December to actually celebrate)

December

Quentin’s first Christmas

Sunny & 80F on December 31st. Sometimes, southern California is awesome…

Happy New Year!

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